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  • X-Ray Lungs
    Lung cancer rates predicted to surpass breast cancer among European women
    Estimates of cancer mortality statistics for the current year, extrapolated from available data from a few years earlier, have long been available for the United States, and have been recently published for the European Union, based on the World...
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    Telltale signs of women's cancer
    Women can never be too vigilant about our health and because of that we should know the various telltale signs of cancer.Because a woman’s body is always changing throughout her lifetime it is important not to overlook some signs which may...
  • Japanese scientists find cancer prevention mechanism in metformin
    Japanese scientists find cancer prevention mechanism in metformin
    Metformin is a commonly prescribed drug for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. While clinical studies have indicated that metformin also has a role in the prevention of cancer the mechanism has not been known until now. Shingo Eikawa and Mikako...
  • No Evidence of Disease
    A doc about rockin' cancer doctors to screen on World Cancer Day (Feb. 4)
    Andrea Kalin’s documentary feature NO EVIDENCE OF DISEASE (N.E.D.) will screen theatrically in 43 markets across the U.S. on February 4, 2015 in timing with World Cancer Day. The film, which was produced by Spark Media, is being released...
  • Romeo and Juliet
    Sex as a health benefit
    Sex: Some women love it and some women can go without it. Years of research have demonstrated that people who engage in regular sexual intercourse generally have a longer and healthier life. To be even more specific, it is possible that regular...
  • Weimaraner photographer Wegman opens DC exhibit, reads to sick children Jan. 29
    Weimaraner photographer Wegman opens DC exhibit, reads to sick children Jan. 29
    Famed photographer of fashionably clad weimaraner dogs will open his exhibit, "William Wegman: Out of the Box",at Washington's Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, and also read his new book to pediatric oncologypatients...
  • Declining life spans after the Global Flood
    Global flood and cancer
    The Global Flood unleashed more violence on the world and humankind than any other single event before or since. But can modern humans cite it for instigating cancer? Yes.Cancer: the hard-luck diagnosisOn 2 January 2015, Alice Park, at Time...
  • Working long hours can drive you to drink
    Working long hours can drive you to drink
    Alcohol abuse is a significant health problem worldwide. A new study evaluated the relationship between working long hours and the risk of alcohol abuse. The findings were published on January 13 in the British Medical Journal by an international...
  • Cancer Survivorship Coping Tools - We'll get you through this
    Home Organizing Examiner Changes Direction As Two-Time Cancer Survivor
    Yes, this is about me and a radical change of direction. Since 1998, I taught clutter clearing and home organizing as a professional motivational speaker and published writer. In that capacity, I wrote for the Examiner. In early 2010, I wrote a...
  • Environmental health not money motivates cutting electricity use
    Environmental health not money motivates cutting electricity use
    Receiving one’s electric bill can be—pardon the pun—shocking, especially during the summer months when the air conditioner is converting cool cash into cool air. Utility companies and other entities tout methods to trim...
  • Many cancer survivors have unaddressed cancer-related needs
    Many cancer survivors have unaddressed cancer-related needs
    Many cancer survivors face physical and mental challenges arising from their condition and treatment decades after the onset of their illness, says a new study. The findings were announced by Wiley on Jan. 12, 2014, and were published in Cancer,...
  • Biopsies do not spread cancer, say researchers
    Biopsies do not spread cancer, say researchers
    Research by the Mayo Clinic have dispelled a common myth that biopsies cause the spread of cancer. The study showed that patients who undergo a biopsy have longer survival rates and better outcomes than patients who do not have a biopsy. The...
  • J.P. Parise
    J.P. Parise, former NHLer and father of Zach, dies at the age of 73
    Jean-Paul (J.P.) Parise, a longtime NHL player and the father of current Minnesota Wild forward Zack Parise, passed away on Wednesday following a battle with lung cancer. He was 73.Parise was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer in January of...
  • Cassandra C.
    Connecticut teen refuses chemo and goes to court
    A 17-year-old Connecticut girl who refused treatment for cancer and is being forced to undergo chemotherapy by the state is engaged in an unprecedented legal battle to win the right to make decisions about her own body. The girl, who is identified...
  • Monk trying to determine what actions were meritorious
    Living With a Cancer Diagnosis, Coffee Distinctions, and Life’s Nuances
    THOUGHT OF THE DAY- I love coffee, but amazed when I read descriptions of their flavors and aromas, "buttery, bitter sweet, raspberry, vanilla, etc." At best I can tell if it's chocolaty, earthy, spicy, hot or cold. In many ways, my...